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Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Empower completes 7.6-MW solar installation in Ohio

June 30, 2023

Via: Renewables Now

US solar energy company Empower Energies Inc has wrapped up the construction of a 7.6-MW solar installation at a large commercial office park in Columbus, Ohio. The project involved the installation of a large solar canopy across several parking lots […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Summit Ridge, Osaka Gas partner on 100 MW of solar, 8 MW of storage

June 26, 2023

Via: Renewables Now

US commercial solar company Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) on Monday announced joint venture deals with Osaka Gas USA Corporation (OGUSA) to build, own and operate more than 100 MW of solar projects across Virginia and 8 MW of energy storage […]


News and Policies, State

How to design a successful community solar program in California

January 4, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

California just passed AB 2316 (Ward), a new community solar plus storage law that sets the stage for creating a viable community solar program for all Californians. But passing the law is only the first step. The next step is […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Community solar sees progress in D.C., setback in Virginia

July 15, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Updates from utility regulators have advocates of shared solar cheering in the nation’s capital, but booing across the Potomac River in Virginia. In the District of Columbia, renewable energy proponents are apprehensive yet hopeful that regulators are on the verge […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Clean energy companies urge Congress to pass reconciliation package

July 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

More than 400 clean energy companies are urging leaders in Congress to act on legislation that would provide billions of dollars for clean energy deployment. In a letter addressed to President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

How a Solar and Storage Portfolio Ramped Up a City’s Sustainability and Financial Outlook

July 1, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The City of White Plains in Westchester County, New York, a densely populated outer suburb of New York City that serves as the county seat and commercial hub of Westchester, had fostered a vision for nearly a decade. It has, […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

SOFARSOLAR putting power into the hands of consumers

April 25, 2022

Via: PV Resources

SOFARSOLAR has been dedicated to the development of power electronics products for many years, focusing on key areas of technology research and product development in the field of energy storage. These R&D efforts have focused on expanding the capabilities of […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Washington utility Avista launches 200MW hybrid RFP, aims to meet CETA clean energy requirements

February 22, 2022

Via: PV Resources

Washington state utility Avista has launched a request for proposals (RFP) for 196MW of winter capacity and 190MW of summer capacity by 2030, with the request also considering storage and demand-side response resources as the utility works to meet the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Global Infrastructure backs solar + storage developer, AES fossil fuel project

January 11, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and co-investors closed on a $500 million investment in independent power producer BrightNight, LLC, a Florida-based solar and energy storage developer. The investment includes preferred equity and a letter of credit facility. GIP made the investment […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Large Solar, Storage Project Planned at Former Nuclear Power Site

November 2, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Alliant Energy has announced its plan for a solar energy and storage facility at the site of the former Duane Arnold nuclear power plant near Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The project when complete would position Alliant as the largest combined solar […]


Energy Consumption, Global

More wind and solar capacity could save some of the world’s most important rivers

April 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

In parallel to the internet technology revolution there is another revolution taking place: the power generation industry is fast decarbonizing, moving inexorably from fossil fuels to low carbon sources; maintaining, or even improving, efficiency and reliability even as the leading […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Solar-powered remote grid will help California utility customers stay powered up during fire season

March 22, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Microgrid provider BoxPower announced this week that it is designing and installing a standalone power system in Briceburg, California to help mitigate fire risk in the area. The remote grid will support Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) in its […]


Energy Economics

Wisconsin utilities planning $872M in solar & energy storage sites

March 18, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Wisconsin utilities are jointly planning to build up 625 MW worth of combined solar and energy storage capacity in the state. We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service, both subsidiaries of the WEC Energy Group, are proposing the 325-MW Darien Solar […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

First vehicle-to-grid charging pilot in the US Midwest underway

March 15, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

EV Connect, a California-based software-as-a-service company, announced that it is collaborating with the Indiana-based Battery Innovation Center (BIC) and Energy Systems Network (ESN) to deploy Indiana’s first large-scale Vehicle-to-Grid capable charging system to support school bus fleet, HD truck, and […]


News and Policies, U.S.

3 cost-effective steps President Biden can take to accelerate a clean energy revolution

March 11, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

With the new administration inaugurated in January, and with Secretary Jennifer Granholm confirmed last week, those of us working to help solve the climate crisis can’t help but feel hopeful with what should be a new, aggressive approach to energy […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

CSI and Pineapple Energy merging to focus on residential DER market and VPPs

March 3, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Communications Systems, Inc. (CSI), an IoT intelligent edge products and services company, announced that it entered into a definitive merger agreement with privately held Pineapple Energy, an operator and consolidator of residential solar, battery storage, and grid services solutions. Upon […]


Energy Consumption, Global

New ‘decade that matters’ report shows shifting attitudes about renewables and climate change

March 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

On March 1, BayWa r.e. launched its new “Decade That Matters” report, a deep dive into online climate discussions over the past 10 years and what these may tell us about where we are heading over the next 10 years. […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Evolugen and Gazifère announce hydrogen injection projects to be powered by hydro

March 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Evolugen, the Canadian operating business of Brookfield Renewable, and Gazifère Inc., an Enbridge company, announced a green hydrogen project for injection into a natural gas distribution network in Quebec, Canada, to be powered by hydro. The Quebec-based companies, as part […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Xcel Energy – Colorado plans to deliver 80% renewable energy by 2030

February 26, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Xcel Energy – Colorado today announced details of its upcoming Clean Energy Plan that will result in an estimated 85% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from 2005 levels by 2030. The plan will double renewable energy and battery storage on […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Clothing retailer signs 13-year renewable energy supply deal with AEP Energy

February 26, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

The competitive retail wing of American Electric Power has signed a clean energy supply deal with apparel firm Abercrombie & Fitch Co. AEP Energy will supply the retailer’s corporate headquarters and two distribution centers in New Albany, Ohio with clean […]